Reckitt Benckiser Vacancy 2016


RB is the world’s leading consumer health and hygiene company. Every day, across 60 countries, we work with the best people to challenge conventional thinking and strive to find even better ways to give people innovative solutions for healthier lives and happier homes.

We trust people in what they do and we give full accountability and autonomy to make things happen. That’s how we generate the game-changing ideas that built 19 iconic Powerbrands around the world, such as Nurofen, Strepsils, Mucinex, Dettol, Lysol, Finish and Vanish.

CATEGORY MARKETING MANAGER

ABOUT THE ROLE
An exciting career opportunity is available for a Category Marketing Manager within the Marketing Department at RB Nigeria.

The role is responsible for setting and delivering the growth objectives for the category and working with the Marketing Director to continuously improve company performance and skills in key marketing investment areas. The Category Manager will be required to lead strategy development, NPD and consumer communication.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

To develop a clear vision for the category at local level in line with regional and global strategic imperatives, and to generate annual and three-year brand plans to deliver the vision. There is full P&L responsibility.
To lead the development and implementation of the annual business plan, monitor performance andcompetitor activity and recommend adjustments to the marketing mix
To deliver a product development programme to generate consistent sales and profit growth
To recruit, coach and develop direct reports into truly exceptional Marketers
To co-ordinate the development and maintenance of effective local Sales/Marketing interface to ensure effective execution of business plans
To lead, where appropriate, the selection of local external Service Agencies and to develop and manage professional working relationships
To lead and/or contribute to international projects with partners in the Reckitt Benckiser Group

QUALIFICATIONS
At least 6 years marketing experience, and must be able to demonstrate outstanding marketing skills developed within the FMCG environment
Educated to minimum bachelors degree level in a business related subject – from a recognised University. A Postgraduate degree in a business related subject will be an added advantage.

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